|Common Brand Name(s)||Droncit, Droncit Plus|
|For Use With||Dogs & Cats|
Praziquantel Injection is indicated for the removal of the
following canine and/or feline cestodes: Dogs: Dipylidium caninum,
Taenia pisiformis, Echinococcus granulosus and for the removal and
control of Echinococcus multilocularis. Cats: Taenia taeniaeformis and
Possible Side Effects
Side effects may include: Brief pain responses, mild vomiting and/or drowsy staggering gait, diarrhea, weakness, vomition, salivation, sleepiness, burning on injection and/or temporary lack of appetite. Local irritation or swelling at the site of subcutaneous injections have been reported.
Drug & Food Interactions
There are no known contraindications to the use of praziquantel.
Strict hygienic precautions should be taken when handling dogs or feces suspected of harboring E. multilocularis. Infected dogs treated for the first time with Praziquantel Injection solution and dogs treated at intervals greater than 28 days may shed eggs in the feces after treatment.